Meaning of SYNOPTIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ sə-ˈnäp-tik ]


also syn·op·ti·cal -ti-kəl

Etymology: Greek synoptikos, from synopsesthai

Date: 1763

1. : affording a general view of a whole

2. : manifesting or characterized by comprehensiveness or breadth of view

3. : presenting or taking the same or common view ; specifically often capitalized : of or relating to the first three Gospels of the New Testament

4. : relating to or displaying conditions (as of the atmosphere or weather) as they exist simultaneously over a broad area

• syn·op·ti·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.